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03 Jul 2015 description
report Government of India

In Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand a building collapsed due to landslide caused by heavy rains. Natural calamity has also destroyed the Haldwani Rampur highway. As a result of which the entire traffic has come to a halt. Govt has already expedited the relief work in the affected areas.

In Darjeeling too relief work has begun. A fresh landslide occurred at Gayabari, 56 km from Darjeeling, cutting off road link between Darjeeling and Mirik.

03 Jul 2015 description

This season’s crop performance was poor across much of southern Africa, particularly in the region’s surplus-producing areas. Preliminary estimates indicate that national maize harvests in South Africa and Malawi were the lowest in more than five years. However, as a result of above-average carry-over stocks from the 2014/15 marketing year, aggregate regional supply is expected to be near average. Countries with significant production deficits this year, including Malawi and Zimbabwe, will likely experience an early start of the lean season and limited food access for poor households.

02 Jul 2015 description


  • Renewed fighting displaces more than 20,000 families across five provinces

  • Targeted attacks on aid workers and foreigners result in 20 aid worker deaths

  • USAID/OFDA commits additional assistance to support humanitarian coordination and health initiatives

02 Jul 2015 description

I. Highlights

  • No case was reported in the country as compared to 18 cases in the previous week.
  • In 2015, a cumulative total of 636 cases with 6 deaths, a case fatality rate (CFR) of 0.9% reported as of 28 June 2015.
02 Jul 2015 description

New Delhi, India | AFP | Thursday 7/2/2015 - 15:43 GMT

India's government Thursday approved spending nearly US$8 billion over five years to develop infrastructure for rural irrigation to boost crop productivity in a country where farmers rely largely on annual rains.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet gave its nod to allocate 500 billion rupees ($7.9 billion) for the project that aims to help India's 120 million-odd farmers, many of whom lack access to irrigation and struggle with deficient monsoon rains.

02 Jul 2015 description

Barangay Pawa, Philippines 2 July 2015— Rising from the wreckage of Super Typhoon Haiyan, 660 families finally completed the building of their houses and 54 community infrastructure projects in 28 communities in Capiz and Iloilo as the Post-Yolanda Support for Safer Homes and Settlements project implemented by UN-Habitat came to a close last month.

02 Jul 2015 description
report El Espectador

De acuerdo con las autoridades más de 20 mil familias se encuentran damnificadas.

En un informe, la Unidad de Gestión del Riesgo confirmó que durante la fuerte temporada invernal de 2015 se han registrado por lo menos 110 víctimas mortales en todo el territorio nacional, de las cuales 98 se presentaron después de la emergencia en el municipio de Salgar en el departamento de Antioquia; mientras que las otras 12 muertes se presentaron en el resto del país.

02 Jul 2015 description
report Oxfam

Oxfam is monitoring Tropical Storm Raquel, which has the potential to see a repeat of the type of flash flooding in the Solomon Islands that caused extensive damage to Honiara last year.

Oxfam's Country Director in the Solomon Islands Abimibola Akinyemi said forecasts showed the storm was expected to travel South-South-West from Isabel province, towards Western Province. Tropical cyclone warnings are current for all Solomon Islands Provinces.

02 Jul 2015 description

MYANMAR. Intense rainfall over the last three days has triggered flooding in several districts of Rakhine, Tayin and Tanintharyi States, as well as Bago and Ayeyawardy Regions. The floods have affected estimated 13,000 people. Over 8,500 people have evacuated. The worst affected state is the Rakhine, with 11,500 people affected. Approximately 200 houses were damaged. Media has reported five deaths. Department of Meteorology and Hidrology of Myanmar is forecasting more rains in the next few days in the upper Sagaing and Tanintharyi Regions, Kachin, Kayin and Mon States.

02 Jul 2015 description

Tras el inicio de la temporada de lluvias que se ha presentado en mayor medida durante los meses de mayo y junio, seis han sido los departamentos que han registrado una afectación significativa. El Sistema Nacional de Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres bajo la coordinación de la Unidad Nacional para la Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres, se encuentra activo prestando la atención requerida en todo el territorio nacional.​

02 Jul 2015 description

Kolkata, India | AFP | Thursday 7/2/2015 - 08:41 GMT

Heavy rains were hampering a search for residents feared buried under piles of debris as the death toll from landslides in India's tea-growing region of Darjeeling reached 38, police said Thursday.

The rains have triggered fresh landslides in the Mirik area where rescue teams were struggling to find those buried in the mud and debris that barrelled down slopes on Tuesday night into their homes.

02 Jul 2015 description
  • Alertas establecidas se mantiene pese a disminución de precipitaciones

  • 600 personas regresaron a sus hogares

  • Se mantienen 3 albergues con 347 personas

02 Jul 2015 description
report Redhum

Fuente: La Prensa Libre

La emergencia en el Litoral Caribe y Turrialba mantiene cerrados 431 centros educativos que representan 51.874 estudiantes, que reportan algún tipo de afectación.

Esta afectación es el resultado de la emergencia provocada por la onda tropical que impacta en los cantones de Sarapiquí, Talamanca, Limón, Guácimo, Matina, Pococí, Siquirres y Turrialba.

02 Jul 2015 description

It’s hard to believe all that has happened in the few days since I, like so many here, marvelled at the torrential rain coming down in those first evening hours the night of June 13. I drove home from a dinner a few hours later through streets beginning to flood even a bit higher up in the Vere valley. Little did I know that just below devastation was already underway as a major flash flood tore through Tbilisi, the picturesque capital city of Georgia.